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Subject Searching in HOLLIS

Click on the below links to the HOLLIS search results for Harvard Library materials tagged with the specified subjects.  Hint:  Some of these search results are quite large, refine your search by using the options in the right column of the HOLLIS page.

Material Research Resources

  • GSD Materials Collection Database (HUID and pin required)
    The GSD Materials Collection Database is the access point to search for materials on the shelf, or drawer, in the Materials Collection. If interested in seeing the material, take note of the Location Code in the left column of a material info page.
  • Material ConneXion (HUID and pin required)
    Leading authority on materials, focus on advanced and innovative materials and processes. A library subscribed to database that expands the field of materials beyond the GSD.
  • Materials Collection Primer (pdf)
    The primer serves as an introduction for students investigating material topics in design and describes the organizational structure of the Materials Collection at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). Basic material terms and definitions provide a point of departure for students seeking more advanced resources.

Books at Loeb Design Library (alphabetically listed by author)

The below list of books on materials available at the Loeb Design Library is in no way exhaustive, rather the list provides a foundational context of material research for designers.  All books can be found in the Loeb Design Library.  Click on the link to go to the HOLLIS record for availability status and additonal copies at other Harvard Libraries.  


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